1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship

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1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
All-Ireland Champions
Winning team Offaly (1st win)
Captain Willie Bryan
Provincial Champions
Munster Cork
Leinster Offaly
Ulster Down
Connacht Galway
Championship statistics
Player of the Year Eugene Mulligan (Offaly)
1970
1972

The 1971 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship was played from May to September, 1971. Offaly defeated Galway by three points to win their first ever All-Ireland title

Results[edit]

Connacht[edit]

13 June 1971
Quarter-Final
Mayo 5-7 – 2-4 Leitrim

20 June 1971
Semi-Final
Sligo 0-10 – 1-5 Roscommon

27 June 1971
Semi-Final
Galway 1-7 – 0-7 Mayo

11 July 1971
Final
Galway 2-15 – 2-15 Sligo
Castlebar
Attendance: 19,764

25 July 1971
Final Replay
Galway 1-17 – 3-10 Sligo
Castlebar
Attendance: 20,000

Leinster[edit]

9 May 1971
Quarter-Final
Offaly 1-7 – 0-3 Longford
Cusack Park, Mullingar
Referee: P Kelly

4 July 1971
Semi-Final
Offaly 2-12 – 0-10 Laois
O'Moore Park, Portlaoise
Referee: B Hayden

18 July 1971
Final
Offaly 2-14 – 0-6 Kildare

Munster[edit]

13 June 1971
Semi-Final
Cork 2-10 – 0-5 Clare

13 June 1971
Semi-Final
Kerry 1-14 – 1-7 Tipperary

18 July 1971
Final
Cork 0-25 – 0-14 Kerry

Ulster[edit]

6 June 1971
Preliminary Round
Derry 4-10 – 1-10 Fermanagh

6 June 1971
Quarter-Final
Armagh 4-9 – 2-10 Tyrone

13 June 1971
Quarter-Final
Derry 0-8 – 0-4 Antrim

13 June 1971
Quarter-Final
Cavan 2-10 – 1-12 Monaghan

20 June 1971
Quarter-Final
Down 3-14– 3-6 Donegal

4 July 1971
Semi-Final
Derry 3-12 – 1-10 Armagh

11 July 1971
Semi-Final
Down 0-11 – 2-3 Cavan

25 July 1971
Final
Down 4-15 – 4-11 Derry

All-Ireland Championship[edit]

8 August 1971
Semi-Final
Galway 3-11 - 2-7 Down

22 August 1971
Semi-Final
Offaly 1-16 - 1-11 Cork

26 September 1971
Final
Offaly 1-14 - 2-8 Galway